QLD Government
Business Basics Grants Program

Your small business may be eligible for a $5000 grant!

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Business basics grant

The Business Basics grants program provides support to businesses to increase core skills and adopt best practice.
This support includes funded activities in 5 priorities:

  • Training and coaching
  • Website build or upgrades
  • Professional business advice
  • Strategic marketing services
  • Business continuity and succession.

The program is administered by the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT).

Available funding

You may be eligible for a single up-front fixed grant payment of $5,000 (excluding GST).

The grant is for funding activities from one of the above priorities.

The grant will not fund activities with either:

- a total cost of less than $5,000 (excluding GST)
- payments made before 17 May 2021.

Eligibility criteria

Check your eligibility to find out if your business can apply for the program.

Application process

Applications open 31 May 2021.
The application form will be available on this date.

Applications will close when (whichever happens first):

- they receive sufficient applications for a competitive assessment
- or 30 June 2021.

Note: This grant program is competitively assessed. Not all applications will be funded.

How to apply

Applications open on 31 May 2021. Start preparing your application now.

1. Read the key documents:

2. Check your eligibility.

3. Prepare your documentation:

  • a certified statutory declaration from the business’s owner or director stating the business:
    - does not have a annual turnover exceeding $300,000
    - meets all grant eligibility criteria
  • a proposal detailing the activities you will purchase
  • supplier quotes detailing who will undertake the work, description of services, and outline key activities (no more than 2 quotes and the total must equal at least $5,000 before GST).

4. Start your application (form available on 31 May 2021).

Quote request

We'll touch base with you once we receive your form submission to clarify your quote request.

NB - approved projects are required to be completed within 4 months of grant approval letter.

Quote details

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